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Figure 1. NRG Oncology NRG-GI002 Schema

NRG GI002: Moving the needle toward TNT in locally advanced rectal cancer(Comments Off on NRG GI002: Moving the needle toward TNT in locally advanced rectal cancer)

October 1, 2016

The approach, aims, and eligibility criteria of the NRG Oncology TNT clinical trial are summarized.

Why is surgeon qualification important for clinical trials, and how can it be achieved?

This month’s column underscores the importance of clinical trial participation, in particular surgeons who have a demonstrated capability and knowledge in conducting research-related operations.

Figure 1. Schema for SWOG Trial 1505

Two studies pave the way for preoperative therapy in pancreatic cancer patients

Pancreatic cancer is the fourth-most common cause of cancer-related death in the U.S. and is predicted to soon be the third-leading cause. Surgical resection with pancreatectomy has historically been viewed as offering the only chance for cure. However, achieving negative margins at surgery can be difficult, with positive surgical margins found in as many as […]

Diet and lifestyle can influence prostate cancer outcomes

This month’s column describes the role of diet and lifestyle on the development and outcomes of prostate cancer, and includes a brief overview of published and ongoing trials.

Positron emission tomography with the glucose analog fluorine-18 FDG studies in patients with clinically responding and nonresponding tumors (© 2003 American Society of Clinical Oncology).

Studies address metabolic image-directed oncologic therapy for gastric cancer

Research findings regarding the effect of metabolic response on gastric cancer are summarized, including the new Alliance 021302 trial.

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